West Africa: New Plan to Boost Sahel Croplands


The World Bank has approved a U.S. $203 million to help increase food production and create economic opportunities for families and communities in the countries of the Niger Basin, as part of its long-term solution to recurring drought.
  • West Africa:  New Plan to Boost Sahel Croplands

    World Bank, 3 October 2012

    As part of its long-term solution to recurring drought, and chronic food and power shortages in Africa's Sahel region, the World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved ... read more »

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Sahel farmers are finding ways to reclaim the desert.